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Sometimes I have immediate drops in glucose levels after my Lantus injection. My endocrinologist and family doctor are baffled. Should I switch to another long acting insulin or consider a pump?

January 14, 2020
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My grandson was born with diabetes mellitus. Neither of his parents has diabetes, nor are there any genetic risks. Why would he be born with this? Are there experts on diabetes in southern California that we can see?

January 6, 2020
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I am planning to take my son to Mexico. There is a five hour time difference. How easy is it to shift the basal dose by five hours?

December 7, 2019
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Currently, my mother cannot afford her Novomix 30. Can she take Humulin 30 instead? Or, should she go back to Mixtard?

December 6, 2019
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My daughter is two years old. I’m concerned about her because, for the last week, she has suddenly developed an acetone smell on her breath; I’m worried it could be an indicator of type 1 diabetes/DKA.

November 26, 2019
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My son missed a few doses each month and not taken NovoLog regularly for the past two months. He now has had a constant sugar of in the 50s mg/dl all day. Do I need to take him to the hospital?

September 1, 2019
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My son is playing football this year for his high school team and wears a pump and a CGM. Do you have any suggestions on what to get him to protect those sites while playing?

August 21, 2019
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My 11-year-old daughter was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Where can I find books to help me take care of her properly?

August 5, 2019
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Could you please explain to me exactly what each auto-antibody actually means? For example: ICA, IA-2, GAD-65, Zinc, and others, if there are any more.

July 29, 2019
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Last night when she gave her insulin shot, my mother hit a vein in her thigh and still has a bump on the skin.

July 29, 2019
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